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Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Network Science: A Strategy to Prevent Future Calamity

Dr. Baruch Barzel at Bar-Ilan University is working to rid the world of power outages, the spread of infectious diseases and other mass catastrophes.

(Courtesy of Bar Ilan University) On August 14, 2003, the unthinkable happened. Just after 4 p.m. on a warm summer’s day, a massive power

US Officially Opens Embassy in ‘Historic and Sacred’ Jerusalem

“Today, we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy in the historic and sacred land of Jerusalem,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a video greeting.

The United States officially opening its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday fulfills a key promise made by its president,

Yom Hazikaron Commemoration Honors Israel’s Fallen

(Courtesy of Olami) Seventy years ago, in 1947, the historic U.N. Resolution 181 was passed, recognizing the State of Israel in the building that is now the Queens Museum. As we prepare to joyously celebrate the establishment of the Jewish state on Yom Ha’atzmaut, we must also commemorate the fallen soldiers and

Ambassador Friedman: Hamas Breaching the Gaza Border a ‘Suicide Bomb on a Large Scale’

Speaking to a group of evangelical faith leaders that serve as informal advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is part of a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make the world a better place.”

On Tuesday, overlooking the Western Wall and Temple Mount, on the rooftop of

Israeli Forces Confront Second Day of Palestinian Violence

Following Monday, when Hamas coordinated riots to coincide with the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, it necessitated the closure of schools and businesses. It was learned that Hamas provided free transportation for all those willing to join the riot on the border.

Israeli security forces have been in the throes of preparing for—and now grappling

Breaking: Hamas Is Paying Protesters to Charge Gaza Border, Israel Reveals

More than 50 Palestinian demonstrators killed, 2,700 hurt in protests and attempts to infiltrate Israel Monday. Rather than send Hamas operatives to risk their lives at border riots, Hamas is urging civilians and families to charge border for little pay.

Israel’s defense establishment revealed on Monday that intelligence gathered over the past few weeks

BREAKING: Israel Unleashes Stunning Strike Capabilities After Iran Hits First

In striking more than 50 Iranian military targets within 90 minutes early on Thursday morning, the Israel Defense Force displayed just a sample of its advanced, intelligence-fueled precision firepower, dealing a crushing blow to Iran’s assets in Syria.

This exchange of fire represents a new, stepped-up phase in the escalating Israeli-Iranian standoff

BREAKING: Israel Destroys 50 Iranian Targets in Syria After Missiles Launched at Golan Heights by Iran

The Israel Defense Forces reported that it had set back Iranian military capabilities in Syria by “many months,” smashing more than 50 targets in what IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis called "one of the greatest operations of the Israel Air Force in the past decade.”

Following an Iranian rocket barrage on Wednesday

BREAKING: Former Israeli Defense Official Warns ‘Hezbollahstan Has 120,000 Rockets Pointed at Israel’

Two senior Israeli defense officials warned of Iranian intentions in Lebanon and Syria, providing a harsh reality for Israel in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilead, who until recently served as director of policy and political-military affairs at Israel’s Defense Ministry, warns that

U.S. Is Right to Call Iran’s Bluff

It took him 16 months to get around to it, but U.S. President Donald Trump finally kept another campaign promise and pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. To his critics, especially the Obama administration alumni who have dedicated themselves to defending the 44th president’s foreign-policy legacy, the move is

Iranian Forces Fire 20 Rockets Toward Golan Heights

(Arutz Sheva) The Iranian Qods Force fired a barrage of 20 rockets at IDF forward posts on the Golan Heights around midnight on Wednesday night.

A number of rockets were intercepted by the IDF’s Iron Dome aerial defense system. No injuries were reported.

“The IDF

Netanyahu Meets With Putin in Moscow Amid Escalating Tensions in Syria

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid growing tensions in Syria, just hours after Israel reportedly bombed a Syrian military site linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards south of Damascus, approximately 29 miles from the Israeli border, and just a day after U.S. President